"As some Canadian Muslims prepare to travel to #SaudiArabia for Hajj, NCCM advises those travelling on Saudi Arabian Airlines with return dates beyond August 13 to contact the airline or their travel agent to assess alternate options for return travel prior to leaving Canada", it states.
Stewart said the political fight between the two nations is unnecessary and will hurt Canadians.
While Saudi Arabia, inflamed by Canada's demand that the kingdom release human rights activists, have instituted various measures, including freezing all new trade with Canada, one commodity will not be affected.
He further said, "Pakistan is following with huge concern the crisis in the relations between Saudi Arabia and Canada and places on record its solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia". Nevertheless, he highlighted that Canada continues to "engage diplomatically and politically" with Saudi Arabia, saying that the country has "respect for [Saudi's] importance in the world and recognize [s] that they have made progress on a number of important issues".More news: Sierra Club Statement On Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Dates
A prominent German human rights group is calling on Berlin and European Union officials in Brussels to act as mediators in the diplomatic dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia over Ottawa's public criticism of Riyadh's human rights policies.
A diplomatic spat between Saudi Arabia and Canada escalated on August 6, after the Canadian Foreign Minister called for the release of women's-rights activists jailed in Saudi Arabia.
The senior official, who asked not to be identified due to the sensitivity of the diplomacy, said Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke with her counterparts in the two European nations.
Trudeau said Canada's goal is not to have a bad relationship with Saudi Arabia.More news: CAPROCK Group Inc. Acquires New Holdings in Trade Desk Inc (NASDAQ:TTD)
Later in the day, Çavuşoğlu spoke to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres over the phone, diplomatic sources said, without sharing any further details.
"Both sides need to diplomatically resolve this together". We can't do it for them.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.
The hajj takes place August 19-24 in Saudi Arabia and it is expected of all Muslims to make the pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime, Anadolu News Agency reported.More news: The Big Match Tactical View: Arsenal v Manchester City
Earlier this year, Bloomberg News reported that Saudi Arabia was scaling back its dealings with some German companies amid a diplomatic spat with Berlin.